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The Tomahawk. [volume] (White Earth, Becker County, Minn.) 1903-192?, July 18, 1918, Image 6

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Condensed for Busy Folks7
Bralnerd.Six Crow Wing county
boys called to. the colors leave for
Dunwoody institute of Minneapolis to
perfect themselves in mechanical
training courses.
Minneapolis.With the exception of
Hannepin and St. Louis, all the coun
ties in Minnesota have pledged their
Tlirift Stamp allotments, and some
Have gone over their quota.
Rochester.Much damage was done
toy a hail storm that swept an area
two miles wide, running south from
Rochester to the Iowa state line. Some
farmers report a third to a half of
'their crops destroyed.
FaribaultA 12 by 36-foot TJniled
i State flag, presented by W. N. Cos
grove to the local Red Cross, was dis
played on the drop curtain of a the
ater here and sold for the benefit of
the Red Cross society.
Winona.John R. Milne, former Wi
nona boy, who has been successful in*
the electrical field, has been appoint
ed city electrician, succeeding B. Fin
kelnburg, resigned. Mr. Milne has
jnovod his family to Winona.
St. Cloud.J. P. Bellanger, who
held the position of electrician on
hoard the. United States ship Presi
dent Lincoln at the time it was tor
pedoed and sunk ffy a German sub
marine a short time ago, is in the
city on a furlough visiting his brother.
Virginia.Miss Mamia Pauna, 23,
well" known local school teatlier, died
yesterday at Nopeming sanatorium
following an illness of several weeks
of tuberculosis. She is survived by
ner mother, one brother and a sister.
The, "body has been brought to Vir
ginia for burial.
Winona.A government fleet of six
barges Is now being loaded at St.
Louis with heavy freight and will
probably pass through here soon, ac
'Cording to information from St. Louis.
The fleet's cargo capacity is 4,500 tons.
It will ply the Mississippi between St.
Louis rnd St. Paul.
St. Peter.Mr. and Mrs. Peter G.
Peterson, residents of this county for
fifty ye_rs, celebrated their golden
wedding anniversary. "Mr. Peterson
was a member of the Fourth Minne
sota infantry in the Civil war and
inarched with General Sherman to the
sea. He is now 77 years old.
Hawley.Miss Astria Folden, who
wan the victim of a brutal assault here,
and fs now in a Detroit hospital as a
result of severe hurts suffered in the
encounter with her assailant, is re
covering. Her assailant will be ar
rested. Miss Folden was attacked
near farm home of her parents,
lier cries attracting the attention of
aieighbors, who came to her rescue.
Feiyus Falls.George Tanner, a sa
loon Keeper of Sauk Center, and Mar
tin B. igen, formerly of Fergus Falls,
were sentenced to forty days in jail by
the municipal judge here for violating
the order prohibiting the importation
*Of liquor into dry territory. It was
charged that Tanner and Hagen drove
from Sauk Center to the dry town of
Bt. Olaf and sold five quarts of whisky.
St. Paul.A dividend of 70 per cent
has been sent to creditors of the First
Pearson, state superintendent of
banks, by whose order the bank was
closed July IS, 1917. The superintend
ent said an additional dividend of 15
or 20 per cent on the liquidation of the
bank probably will be paid later. A
new ctate bank now operating at Fed
oral Dam is the Federal Dam State
bank.
Minneapolis.Dedication of the new
$175,000 building of the International
^Christian Bible college at Fifteenth
and University avenues southeast was
the principal event of the. closing day
of the congress. Rev. D. E. Olson,
president of the college, delivered the
dedictory address. The congress vot
ed to raise $1,000,000 for financial and
benevolent purposes during She next
Jive years.
MnkatoMankato is to have four
military organizations, under the new
plan of organizing the national guard.
-C company of the Home Guards is
oeing re-organized into a national
guard company with 103 members a
headquarters company of fifty-nine
members. Including-the Second regi
mental band and drum corps, is be
ing organized. There also will be a
machine gun company of 57, and a sup
ply company of 39.
S Paul.In addition to sending
out questionnaires throughout Minne
sota to ascertain the labor needs of
farmers during the harvest season,
the United States employment service
Also is making a survey to determine
common labor needs for the next
three months in war industries. With
August 1 as the date on which inde
^ependent common labor recruiting by
*war industries will cease, the employ
ment service is hurrying the.comple
-thm of its national labor recruiting
and placing machinery.
Hifcbing.Profesrional "dips" reap-
^d a "harvest here on the Fourth. Op
ating op trains enteriag Hibbing on
evening of the Fourth and on
cars, the pickpockets managed
-_ away with at least $250 from
differ* nt Greek and Austrian miners
rW ame to the biggest village to
^jd the day.
Blue Earth.The seuestion of grant
i~!raBCble for the purpose of
/vuctlaf a central heating Pant
'carrfe* 5*F- majority of S7 votes
special election here. Wo.k will
rtvtcC the project this sum-
Mankato.The Northern SUtei
Power company has notified its local
patrons of aa increase in its rates
from $1.21 a thousand feet to $1.50.
The minimum charge for gas and
electricity was increased from 50 cents
to |1.
Clinton.'Farms, pastures and gar
dens have been greatly revived by the
rains. This district had been without
rain for thirty-five days. Some dam
age was done by the heavy wind and
a lfttle hail was reported in the east
ern part of the county, bdt crops sus
tained only slight damage.
Warren.Rev. S. W. Swenson, re
cently of Evansville, Minn., has
moved his family to Warren and they
are now domiciled in the new parson
age that adjoins the Swedish Luther
an church. Rev. Mr. Swenson will
have charge of the Swedish Lutheran
congregations in Warren and Vega.
Red Wing.O. A. Ulvin, for eleven
3*ears connected with tha Goodhue
County National bank as assistant
cashier and manager of savings de
partment of the institution, has re
signed his position there and on July
15 will become engaged in work con
nected with the. Lutheran Church of
America.
Lewiston.After making a boast
that he had planned to end his life,
Fred Steinbauer, 57, a farmer, threw
himself beneath a passenger train at
the Northwestern railway station here.
His body was badly mangled in full
view of a large number of persons who
were awaiting the train. He gave no
reason for his act.
Red Lake 'Falls.Red Lake county
people have to date pledged $138,000
of the $153,680 needed to complete the
county's quota in the War Savings
Stamp drive that Is being held under
the direction of the joint chairmen, V.
M. Higicbotham and R.L. Bourdon.
The city of Red Lake Falls is already
more than $2,000 over the top.
Thief River Falls.Gust Olson, a
well-known farmer residing near Ar
gyle, was found dead under an over
turned Ford car about five miles east
of Warren on the Thief River Fajls
road. The discovery was made by
Dr. O. F. Melby of this city, who was
returning from a visit at the Marshall
county seat, accompanied by his fam
ily.
Bernidjl.Judge J. F. McGea of Min.
neapolis, fuel administrator for Min
nesota, was one of the members of
Governor Bumquist's party which vis
ited the state-owned fisheries at Red
Lake, and while in the city he met
with the local fuel committee to in
form them of the necessity of the
conservation of coal and why it should
be saved to help win the war.
St. Cloud.Matthew Boll, son of
Mr. and Mrs. John Scheuer, wa3 seri
ously hurt. The young man, who is
16 years old, is employed at the fac
tory. He wished to operate the ele
vator and in attempting to do to was
caught in the mechanism. The ele
vator, which he started, went up, car
rying him with it. His jaw was brok
en and he was otherwise cut and
bruised.
MinneapolisAgricultural experts,
millers and food administration offi
cials have- expressed increased optim
ism regarding Minnesota's wheat
crop during the past few days. Dos
ens of county reports have been re
ceived up to today. The expression
"wheat is good" has become pleasant
ly monotonous. A bit of warm
weather seems to be all that most
wheat growers are asking for.
Bemidjl.Chippewa Indians of Min
nesota, representing tribes on five
reservations held their annual council
in Bemidji this week. Nine reserva
tions were, represented and 12 dele
gates were in attendance. The meet
ings were held at the city hall. Dele
gates came from White Earth, Cass
Lake. Nett Lake, Red Lake, White
Oak Point, Grand Portage, I^ec.h
Lake, Fond du Lac and Mille Lacs
reservations.
St. Paul.Herbert. Ht.*over, national
food administrator, will be asked by
the St. Paul association to aid in the
effort to have homeseekers' rates
made effective immediately. High
passenger fares have halted the entry
into the Northwest of prospective set
tlers, a survey of the association
Northwest development committee
showed. Mr. Hoovor Mill be told that
the effort to increase irop acreage is
being seriously hampered by absence
of the low rates.
Minneapolis.A scaling down of the
nonessentials in business is going to
be effected, but it will be done so as
to occasion little Jar, and it will be
a matter of gradual readjustment
without disturbing trade. Theodore
Wold, governor of the Federal Reservs
hank, made this statement yesterday
upon his return from Washington,
where he attended a meeting of the
governors of all the reserve banks of
the country, at which the problem of
the nonessential business was dis
cussed. The forthcoming $6,000,000,-
000 Liberty Loan probably will mean
that the ninth Federal reserve district
will have to be allotted not less than
$200,000,000 of bonds.
Bemidjl.Bemidji is soon to hare
another industry in the form of a po
tato flour mill and Saratoga chips
factory. Morris Kaplan, promoter of
the proposition, has purchased the big
plant of the Bemidji Brewing com
pany, which was closed by the Indian
department in the fall of 1914. when
the treaty of 1855, prohibiting the in
troduction of liquor into this territory,
was enforced. Mr. Kaplan says that
it Is his intention to have the .flour
mill and Saratoga chips factory in op
eration in time to take care of the
potato crop next fall and that ma
chinery wUl coon be installed.
CZECH LESIONS
RESTORE ORDER
Allied Nations and America
Suspend Plans to Inter
vene in Russia.
WILL WATCH EVENTS
Law Is Being Re-established In Sibe
ria and Armed Opposition From
Former Austrian and German
War Prisoners Overcome.
Washington, July 12.-Preparations
by the United States and the Allied
powers for th organisation of an in
ternational military fo.ve to campaign
in Siberia have beea paspended ow
ing to the remarkable success of tho
Czecho-Slovak legions in re establish
ing law and order in Siberia and in
overcoming armed opposition from
former German and Austria.* prison
ers of war.
Fear to Weaken Western Front.
It was stated authoritatively, how
ever, that none of the plans consid
ered had met the objection fthe
United States that they Involved a
weakening of the Western front in
Europe.
Besides this objection, there has
been a reluctance on the part of the
Administration to depart from its pol
icy of noninterference in the internal
affairs of a friendly country, although
it was admitted that 'an exception
might be justified in the case of Si
beria if It were clearly established
that the native population was forcib
ly dominated by Austro-German sol
diers.
Siberian News Changes Plans.
It is understood that an agreement
to try the American proposal to assist
the Russians economically to rehabil
itate themselves wa sabout as far as
the negotiations between the Allies
and the Washington authorities had
progressed when news of the rapid
Czecho-Slovak campaign in Siberia
demonstrated the necessity for revi
sion of any plans of a military cam
paign in that country.
It was said that the developments
were so sudden and unexpected that
it was not now possible to decide just
how and when military aid should be.
extended.
Economic Aid Goes Forward.
There is no intention, however, of
abandoning the plan for the introduc
tion into Siberia of supplies from
America needed by the people of that
country, and the personnel of the com
mission to take charge of this work is
now being selected.
Recognizing the great value of the
work being done by the Czechoslo
vaks in counteracting German activi
ties' in Siberia, without entering into
the political quarrels of the Siberians,
the Allied powers will give the. legions
sympathetic and material support, if
need be, as they hold this would be en
tirely consistent with an attitude of
neutrality in view of the fact that the
Czecho-Slovaks are their Allies, and
are pledged to refrain from asserting
control over the country through
which they are passing once they
have, put it in order.
IMMENSE LOANS TO ALLIES
United States Has Advanced Over Six
Billion Dollars.
Washington, July 12.-Loans made
by the United States to the Allies,
the total of which now amounts to
$6,091,590,000, are continuing to pile
up at a rate of nearly $400,000,000
monthly, Treasury department statis
tics available indicate.
Great Britain to date has been giv
en credits of $3,170,000,000 France,
$1,765,000,000 Italy, $660,000,000 Rus
sia, $325,000,000 Belgium, $131,800,-
000 Greece, $15,790,000 Cuba, $15,-
000,000, and Serbia, $9,000,000.
RECORD PRICE FOR STEERS
Two Loads Bring $17-50 Per Hundred
weight at South St. Paul.
iv.uith i?t. IV.ni, July 11.Fat steer3
sold at the highest price of the year
here when two loads crossed the
scales at $17.50 per hundredweight.
The cattle averaged 1,158 pounds and
were marketed by H. O. Brockway of
Balaton, Minn. The previous high
mark was $17.40.
DOWNS FIRST ENEMY PLANE
Quentln Roosevelt Wins His First Vic
tory in France.
With the American Forces on the
Marne, July 11.Lieut. Quentln Roose
velt, the youngest son of ex-Presi
dent Roosevelt,^brought down his first
German airplane in a fight north of
Chateau Thierry.
Austrian Under Suspicion.
Trenton, N. J., July 12.Suspected
plotting to dynamite or otherwise
destroy the large wire mills of the
John A. Roebeling Sons Co., at Roeb
ling, near here. Erwin F. Eronowsky.
formerly a lieutenant in the Austrian
irmy, was arrested. With him was
rrested l.adslaw Romanowsky. who
is being held as material witness.
Both are residents of Roebllng and
natives of Austria. Suspicion was
aroused against Eronowsky because
of experiments he conducted with
high explosives.
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Prisoner's Remark Not Exactly Com
plimentary to the Lawyers In
the Courtroom.
The conversation in the lobby of
a Washington hotel turned to the bud
ding lawyer when this little anecdote
was smilingly related by Representa
tive Edward E. Brown of Wisconsin:
Recently a man was arrested on a
minor charge, and on the appointed
day was haled into court for trial.
"Just a moment," remarked the
judge, interrupting the preliminary
proceedings. "Has the prisoner at the
bar no counsel?"
"No, sir," spoke Up the prisoner. "1
couldn't afford to employ a lawyer."
"In that event the court will appoint
counsel for you," returted the Judge,
glancing at a group of budding law
yers who were seated In the court
room. "There are Mr. Jones, Mr.
Smith, Mr. Green and Mr. Brown, and
also another fellow out in the corridor.
Which do you prefer?"
"If It's all the same to you, judge,"
was the startling rejoinder of the pris
oner, "I will take the fellow that's out
In the corridor."Philadelphia Eve
ning Telegram.
Squaring Himself.
The absent-minded professor, on his
morning walk, had accidentally bump
ed into a young lady. For the mo
ment, in his embarrassment the pro
fessor was. speechless, while the young
lady stood In all the charm and sweet
ness of young womanhood, waiting for
him to find a tongue.
"My dear young woman," he blurted
out at last, "how absolutely rude and
thoughtless of me I How can I ever get
your forgiveness?"
"Well, ni tell you, ole kid, we'll fox
trot over to that cigar counter and
shake .the bones to see who buys the
bevo."Indianapolis News.
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WILLING TO TAKE CHANCES
A Great Responsibility.
"THE responsibility attached to the preparing of a remedy for infants and children
1 is undoubtedly greater than that imposed upon the manufacturer of remedies
for adults whose system is sufficiently strong to counteract, for a time at least, any
injurious drug. It is well to observe that Castoria is prepared today, as it has been
for the past 40 years, under the personal supervision ef Mr. Ohas. H. Fletcher.
What have makers of imitations and substitutes at stake What are their
responsibffities? To whom are they answerable? They spring up today, scatter
their nefarious wares broadcast, and disappear tomorrow.
Could each mother see the painstaking care with which the prescription for
Eetcherts Castoria is prepared: could they read the innumerable testimonials from
grateful mothers, they would neverlistento the subtle pleadings and false arguments
of those who would offer an imitation of, or substitute for the tried and true
Fletcher's Castoria.
Children Cry For
CASTORIA
Extracts from Letters by Grateful
Parents to Chas. H. Fletcher.
G. J. English, of Springfield, Mass., says: "It was your Castoria that
saved my child."
lira. Mary McGinnis, of St. Louis,- Mo., Bays: "Wo have riven our
baby your Castoria ever since she was born, and we reccommena it to all
mowers."
N. E. Calmes, of Marion, Ky., says "You have the best medicine in
the world, as I have given your Castoria to my babies from first to last.' d,
Mrs. Albert Ugusky, of Lawrenceburg, Ind., says: "As I have had
your Castoria in use for nearly three years, I am pleased to say it is just
as represented. My children are both well and happythanks toCastoria."^
B.P. Stockton, of New Orleans, La., says: W began giving your,
Castoria to our baby when he was eight days old and have kept it up ever
since, never having had to give any other medicine."
Mrs. polph Hornbuckle. of Colorado Springs, Colo., says a "We com-
menced giving your Castoria to our baby when she was four weeks old,1
She is now seven months and weighs 19) pounds. Everyone remarks
'What a healthy looking baby.' We give Castoria credit for it.
GENUINE CASTORIA ALWAYS BEARS
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Keeping 'Em &weet.
Florence (reading war news)It
says here that General Foch is a mas
ter of tactics.
Her HubbyYes, he's a great mas
ter of the proper disposition of bis
troops.
FlorenceI've often wondered what
made them so good-natured.Cartoons
Magazine. KIDNEY TROUBLE NOT
EASILY RECOGNIZED
Applicants lor Insurance Often
Rejected
An examining physician for one of the
prominent life insurance companies, in an
interview of the subject, made the as
tonishing statement that_ one reason why
so many applicants for insurance are re
jected is because kidney trouble is so com
mon to the American people, and the large
majority of those whose applications are
declined do not even suspect that they
have the disease.
Judging from reports from druggists
who are constantly in direct touch with
the public, there is one preparation that
has been very successful in overcoming
these conditions. The mild and healing
influence of Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root is*
soon realized. It stands the highest for
its remarkable record of success.
We find that Swamp-Root is strictly
an herbal compound and we would ad
vise our readers who feelJn need of sueh a
remedy to give it a trial. It is on sale
at all drug stores ia bottles of two sizes,
medium and large.
However, if you wish first to test this
great preparation send tea cents to Dr.
Kilmer & Co., Binghamton, N. Y., for a.
ample bottle. When writing be sure and
station this paper.Adv.
What Booze Couldn't Do, Pep Did.
A pop bottle exploded while its cap
was being removed In a Muncie near
beer establishment, the other day, se
verely cutting the "gentlemanly bar
tender's" hand.
"For twenty long and weary years I
opened beer bottles, thousands of
them, and came through all that *wet'
period into the 'dry' one without a
scratch," he lamented, "and now In my
old age, with my business whittled
away it comes to this: That after
boose failed to put me out, rve had to
surrender to pop.*'Indianapolis News.
Not Such a Great Loss.
A German farmer in Australia had a
rather delicate wife, who worked her
self to death in a few years. After the
funeral a neighbor was condoling with
him on his great loss.
"Yah," said August, "sheVas a good
womanbut a bit too light for my
work."Sydney (N. S. W.) Bulletin.
Health makes wealth for some, bat
not for the physician and the, under*
taker.
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sore throatand soreeyes. Economical.
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Nursing Fallacies.
"Bliggins has great self-esteem."
"Yes," replied Miss Cayenne. "Per*
haps that is why he doesn't get ori*bet?
ter. A man with too much self-esteem
is usually a bad judge of things In
general." FRECKLES Raw Us tensIsGet lis ef lasss Ugly Sseta
That's so looser the allghtett seed of feettag
chined of jour freckles, aa Otbtaedouble
atrencthts gnaraataad ta remove these bonelK
seta.
simply get as sn of Othlaadoable
trencthfrom, TOOT drassttt, and apply a little
of It flight &nd flMmlag and jon abomM aooa aea
that evea the worst freckle* hare team to die*
appear, while the lighter oaea have vaahJhed en
Urer/. It la aeUom that man thaa oa* ooaea
la needed to cotipletely clear tha akla aad gala
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Be aore to ash for the doable atreagth OtMao,
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He"Some women are awfully hard
to please." She"And some men are
too awfully soft to please me."
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